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Who qualifies for this service?

All expatriates who want to enter the republic of Botswana for the purposes of employment.

What does it take to apply for the service?

  • Proof of a job advert
  • Submission of original advert should include qualification, experience, employer’s address and contact numbers and the closing date.
  • Advert should circulate for a minimum of 14 days.
  • Advert should not be older than 6months
  • Within the 14-day circulation, applications are only open to Batswana citizens.

What do I need to apply for the service as an employee?

  • Contract of employment.
  • Application letter for work.
  • Letter of offer/appointment letter
  • Curriculum vitae (CV).
  • Certified copies of certificates (all certificates in foreign languages must be translated to English)
  • Medical report
  • Certified copies of a valid passport (Passport copies should reflect applicant’s picture, passport number, and expiry date)
  • Passport size photos.

What do I need to apply for the service as an investor?

  • Proof of investment if joining an existing company
  • Lease of agreement
  • Certificate of company registration
  • Certificate of shares
  • Certificate of incorporation (obtained from Registrar of Companies)
  • List of local employees and their identifications
  • List of valued assets
  • Form 8/ form 13/ form 14 (obtained from Registrar of Companies)
  • Medical report
  • Certified copies of their valid passport
  • Company profile
  • Current Bank Statement certified by the bank

What do I need to apply for the service if I am in the medical cadre?

  • Proof of permission from Botswana Nursing Council, Midwifery Council of Botswana or Ministry of Health.

What do I need to apply for the service if I am in the teaching cadre?

  • Proof of permission to teach from the Ministry of Education or Clearance from BOTA for Vocational or Tertiary Education Council

 What do I need to apply for the service if I am in the nursing aide/ caretaker cadre?

  • Submit a letter from the patient’s doctor, employer’s identity also certified

What do I need to apply for the service if I am an extra heavy-duty driver?

  • Copy of Botswana Driver’s License or classifications from the Department of Transport
  • Motor Vehicle Registration Book for both vehicles and trailers
  • B A permits for trucks
  • P A permits for Public Transport
  • List of vehicles and transport permit numbers

What do I need to apply for the service if I am in the accounting cadre?

  • Proof of clearance from the Botswana Institute of Accounting 

What do I need to apply for the service if I am a footballer?

  • Proof of clearance from the Botswana Football Association or Premier league.

 What do I need to apply for the service if I am a pilot?

  • Proof of clearance from the Civil Aviation. 

What do I need to apply for the service if I am farm worker/herd girl/ herd boy?

  • Farm Certificate/Brand Certificate and
  • Employer’s certified National Identity Card (omang) 

How much does it cost to apply for this service?

  • P1500.00 (Application for Work Permit)
  • P1500.00 (Renewal of Work Permit)
  • P1500.00 (Exemption Certificate/Work)
  • P1500.00 (Replacement of Work Permit)

How long does it take to get a work permit ready?

  • 30 working days after the date of application.

Where can I get the forms for work permit?

  • At any labour office in the country near you.

Where can I get more information?

Department of Labour and Social Security

Tel: 361 1500

Toll Free: 0800 600 777

Time Zone: +2 GMT

Working Hours:  0730hrs -1245hrs

                          1345hrs -1630hrs

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CHILD MAINTENANCE-MAGISTRATE'S COURT

 CHILD MAINTENANCE (FAMILY RELATED CASES)

 

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

Child maintenance is claimed by any person who has guardianship or custody of a minor child.  The person does not necessarily have to be the parent but must be able to show that the person legally responsible is not performing the duty.

 

HOW DO I OBTAIN THE SERVICE

Obtain a complaint form from the Clerk of Court and fill it at any Magistrate Court in your locality.  Forms are also available at District Commissioners’ offices in areas where there is no magistrate’s Court.

 

HOW DO I APPLY FOR SERVICE

After completing the form, have it commissioned by the Commissioner of Oaths (e.g. District Officer or Police). Attach a copy of the national identity card (Omang) and submit the form to the Clerk of Court for registration.

 

COST INVOLVED IN OBTAINING SERVICE

None

WHERE CAN I GET MORE INFORMATION

 

Any Magistrates Court.

Any District Commissioner’s Office

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Provision of licensing for all Electricity Undertakings (Generation, Transmission, Distribution and Supply) exceeding 25kW. This is in compliance with the Electricity Supply Act. 

Electricity Supply: Subsidiary Legislation Index to Subsidiary Legislation 1993  

Electricity Supply Act Amendment 2010

 

2. How do I get service?

        

Applications for licenses are made by writing a letter to the Minister of Minerals, Energy and Water Resources, Private Bag 00378, Gaborone and completing the first schedule of Electricity Supply (licensing) Regulations, SI 116 of 1993.

 

4. Cost involved in obtaining service

·         N/A

 

5. Where can i get more information

Private Bag 00378

Gaborone

Tel : 3640 200 / 3640 207

tmatshameko@gov.bw

tkentse@gov.bw

ead@gov.bw

 

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HANDYMAN PROGRAMME

DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES

To carry out minor maintenance works in a primary school. Its aim is to provide local communities with income and fast track the maintenance of public facilities.

HOW TO OBTAIN THE SERVICE

The project is identified by the school.

HOW DO I APPLY

Contact the school in your ward. Submit relevant document like certificates or References for previous work performed.

COST INVOLVED

No cost

WHERE DO I GET THE INFORMATION

Information may be obtained from local primary schools.

 

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SERVICE DISCRIPTION

 Solid waste is collected from residential, commercial, industrial ad institutional premises on weekly bases.

 HOW TO OBTAIN  SERVICE

Services can be obtained from  our public health offices

  • Moshupa – 5449188
  • Mabutsane – 5889287
  • Good Hope – 5404183
  • Kanye 5480717

 HOW DO I APPLY

 Customer pays at the Revenue Office and register at the Environmental Health office.

 COST INVOLVED

  • Residential
  • P8.00 per month
  • General dealer, butchery, fresh produce, hair salon, bottle store P50.00 per month
  • Bar, distributor, miscellaneous, wholesale, bakery P100.00
  • Restaurant, hardware P75.00
  • Institutions P20.00

 WHERE DO I GET INFOMATION

Information regarding provision of all of above mentioned services may be obtained from the Environmental Health offices in the respective Sub Districts as follow;

  • Moshupa – 5449188
  •  Mabutsane – 5889287
  • Good Hope – 5404183
  • Kanye 5480717

 

 

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Service Description

To privide sponsorship to all citizens of Botswana who are 33 years and below.

How do I obtain the service

-One will have to go to the Department of Tertiary Education and Financing in block 6, opposite BOCODOL or contact the Publicity office at 3959996.

How do I apply for the Service

One will have to have attained a minimum of 36 points and fill in the application form.

How much does it cost

The service is free and does not cost anything.

Where can i get more information

One can get more information from the Ministry of Education and Skills Development website: www.moe.gov.bw 

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ABATTOIR

DESCRIPTION OF THE SERVICE

The abattoir is responsible to ensure that wholesome meat reaches the community of the town Jwaneng and to a certain extent some of the neighbouring villages and towns especially Gaborone. Food animals are slaughtered and inspected to ensure that no meat is unfit for human consumption reaches the community. This is in accordance with the livestock and Meat Industrial Act.

  • Inspection

This is divided into two:

  1. Ante-mortem
  2. Post-mortem

Ante-mortem is done first thing in the morning to detect any signs of diseases or unstableness immediately before slaughter so that appropriate action can be taken to avoid slaughtering of unfit animals.

Post-mortem inspection is carried out on carcasses for disease conditions that cannot be easily detected with naked eyes on living animals.

  • Delivery of meat

After post-mortem inspection, meat is cleaned with cold water and sound meat will be ready for delivery.

Condemned meat: All condemned meat is incinerated. Detained carcasses found with measles are kept at the cold room at a very cold temperature of minus 10 degrees Celsius for 14 days, after which they are declared fit for consumption and are handed back to owners.

HOW DO I OBTAIN THE SERVICE?

The service involves other stakeholders such as Veterinary Department of the Ministry of Agriculture that ensures that animals are disease free prior to slaughter at the abattoir. Also involved is the Tribal Administration (Dikgotla) that provides certified permits to farmers for entry at the abattoir, which ensure that the animals are cleared of any criminal activities.

It is important to note that the veterinary department also provides “Animal movement permit” with equal number of animals included in the Kgotla permit. The Kgotla permit is valid for one week (7days) after registration and veterinary permit not more than three days before entry at the abattoir. These are thoroughly checked at the abattoir gate.

These animals are then kraaled after identification to their respective destination for a night so as to rest and bring blood circulation to at least normal for proper bleeding during slaughter.

NB:  It is very important to note that a booking with the abattoir needs to be made by the butchery after an agreement of sale between the farmer and the butchery.

COST INVOLVED IN OBTAINING THE SERVICE?

Charges involved in the whole process are detailed as follows:

Cattle

Small Stock

Transportation fees

P80.00

P15.00

P30 per trip (within Jwaneng)

WHERE CAN I GET THE INFORMATION?

Contact: Abattoir - 5881313

Or

Environmental Health Division - 5880303

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The abattoir section is actively responsible to ensure that wholesome meat reaches the community of the town of Selebi Phikwe and to a certain extent some of the surrounding villages.  Food animals are slaughtered and inspected to ensure that no meat is unfit for human consumption reaches the community.  This is in accordance with the livestock and Meat Industrial Act.

           How do I obtain the service

 The service involves other stakeholders such as Veterinary Department of the Ministry of Agriculture that ensures that animals are disease free prior to slaughter at the abattoir.

 Also involved is the Tribal Administration (Dikgotla) that provides certified permits to farmers for entry at the abattoir that ensure that animals are cleared of any criminal activities.

 It should be noted that the veterinary department also provides “Animal movement permit” with equal number of animals included in the Kgotla permit.

 The Kgotla permit is valid for one week (7days) after registration and veterinary permit not more than three days before entry at the abattoir.  These are thoroughly checked at the abattoir gate.

 These animals are then kraaled after identification to their respective destination (Butcheries) for a night so as to rest and bring blood circulation to at least normal for proper bleeding during slaughter.

 

Inspection 

Then follows the main activity; inspection .This is divided into two:

 

a)                  Ante-mortem

b)                  Post-mortem

 

Anti-mortem is done first thin in the morning to detect any signs of diseases or unstableness immediately before slaughter so that appropriate action can be taken to avoid slaughtering of unfit animals.

 Post mortem inspection is carried out on carcasses for disease conditions that cannot be easily detected with naked eyes on living animals.

Delivery of meat

 After postmortem inspection, meat is cleaned with cold water and sound meat will be ready for collection.  Collecting trucks are also inspected on entry and has to be canopied for local deliveries and refrigerated for distances over 100 kilometers.

 Condemned stuff:  All condemned stuff is destined for destruction at the municipal landfill, and then plant is cleaned and made ready for the following day.

Cost Involved

 Some charges are involved in the whole process and are detailed as follows:

                         Slaughter fees

 

 

Cattle

 

Goat

 

Sheep

 

Pig

 

50.00

 

12.00

 

12.00

 

20.00

 

Cold storage fees:  This is charged on carcasses stored in the cold facility (abattoir) for a night and they are as follows:

 

 

Cattle

 

Goat

 

Sheep

 

Pig

 

25.00

 

10.00

 

10.00

 

15.00 per animal

 

The abattoir has cold storage for detaining carcasses found with measles.  These are kept at a very cold temperature of minus 10 degrees Celsius for 14 days, after which they are declared fit for consumption and are handed back to owners free of charge.

 NB:  In all activities involved, inspection of animals is carried out by the Veterinary staff deployed at Selebi Phikwe Abattoir since the introduction of “Livestock and Meat Industries Act” (Meat Inspection and control of Red Meat Abattoir) Regulations 2007.

 Routine inspection of butcheries in Selebi Phikwe is carried out by the Abattoir Meat Inspections.

 

 

 

 

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ADJUDICATION OF CRIMINAL CASES

 

Service Description

 

Prosecution of Criminal cases is at the instance of the State through the Directorate of Public Prosecution’s office.  The Court’s duty is to hear the evidence brought before it and make a determination of whether or not the Accused is guilty.

 

How Do I obtain a Service?

 

All criminal cases start with the Police who investigate and bring the Accused before the Courts for trial.  If you are complaining about a criminal act against you, you need to report the matter to the Police.

 

How do I apply for Service?

 

You need not apply other than give a statement to the Police and may subsequently be called upon to give evidence in Court to prove the case against the Accused person.

 

Cost Involved – Obtaining Service

 

No cost is involved.  If you are called to come and give evidence in Court, the Court will meet your traveling and subsistence expenses.

 

Where can I get more information?

 

The Registrar’s Office                                

High Court, Lobatse

Private Bag 001

Lobatse

Tel:  5330396/7

Email:  jmanzunzu@gov.bw

 

OR

 

The Registrar’s Office

High Court, Francistown

Private Bag F13

Francistown

Tel: 2412125

Emal : Gketlogetswe@gov.bw

 

OR

 

Clerk of the Court’s office

Any Magistrate Court  (Country wide)

( Please go to Court contact link)                  

 

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